Krups EA 8160 Fully automatic coffee machine
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Test report: Krups EA 8160 Kaffevollautomat
The space-saving EA 8160 coffee machine from Krups has a width of 24.5 cm and fits into any kitchen with average size. The operation of the coffee machine is simple and clear. The function buttons are arranged logically on the front of the device and are easy to understand with the aid of symbols. A well-thought-out LC-Display, easy to handle, shows the user everything to make coffee. The favorite menu makes it possible to program and store two favorite types of preparation, with and without milk. Furthermore, further individual settings can be made, such as the strength of the coffee, as well as the temperature and the amount of water. This proved particularly pleasant in the test. This makes it possible for each user to customize his favorite beverage in terms of intensity and quantity.
Compact Thermoblock System - specially patentedThe manufacturer Krup has equipped these fully automatic machines with its patented Compact Thermoblock system. This system has a brewing chamber made of solid stainless steel. Thanks to the heating element installed directly on the brewing chamber, the coffee machine offers high temperatures from the very first moment. In addition, the system has an automatic cleaning program that cleans the inside of the machine in two different modes. The first mode is a light cleaning and mode two cleans the device very thoroughly. The brewing head is also cleaned.
Practical CappuccinoPlus froth nozzleThe Krups EA 8160 fully automatic coffee machine produces a delicious milk froth. With the help of the separate container made of stainless steel, a delicious milk froth is produced. The test proved that it is possible to use milk by means of the suction function of the CappuccinoPlus froth nozzle.
Technical characteristics of the coffee volumetricThe black fully automatic machine with a weight of eight kilograms has a large water container with a capacity of 1.8 liters. The tank is conveniently detachable, and makes charging and cleaning very easy. A pomace container can also be removed and can prepare nine hot drinks before it has to be emptied. The Krups automatic coffee machine with hot water function is equipped with a transparent bean container, which provides space for 275 grams of fresh beans. The model EA 8160 from Krups has an integrated conical grinding mill, which is made of metal and can be adjusted in three positions. When preparing a large coffee, the LC display shows that the automatic double grinding function of the appliance is used. This consists of twice sixty milliliters and twice 120 milliliters. This fully automatic coffee machine has a strong output of 1450 watts. On the front is the coffee dispenser. This can be adjusted in the range of sixty to 105 millimeters. This is sufficient for most coffee cups. Latte Macchiato glasses with a height of eleven or fifteen centimeters were difficult to fit under the coffee dispensing test. The fully automatic unit has compact dimensions of 24.5 x 33 x 36.6 centimeters and can be set up to save space.The existing automatic switch-off function helps to save energy costs.
Easy care of the coffee machineThe manufacturer Krups has installed an automatic decalcification program as well as a cleaning program in the well thought-out automatic coffee machine. When testing the cleaning programs it was noticed that it is advisable to place half a liter of container underneath the start of the cleaning, since the cleaning process is not finished after one cup. The instruction contained in the delivery is indicated. The result of the cleaning is very good and you can save lots of time and effort. Advantages + Many parts are for taking out + Large water tank + maintenance + cleaning and descaling
The Krups automatic coffee machine in the color black looks visually very elegant and also impresses with its discreet design. The device has numerous and very useful functions. The maintenance of the fully automatic system is very simple. The coffee specialties from the Krups vending machine are quickly prepared and delicious. The CappuccinoPlus milk frothing nozzle produces delicious frothy milk. The unit has a very good price / performance ratio and is absolutely worth a purchase recommendation.